Spring is upon us, and thus ’tis the season for many students and families to make that week-long getaway to fun and relaxing Spring Break destinations abroad. With top international beach spots now more accessible and affordable than ever, it’s a great time to start looking for those tickets to your next home away from home.
To help you with some ideas, we’re sharing our insider knowledge on some of the top hot spots in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
Top Five Spring Break Destinations Abroad for 2018
#5 Puerto Vallarta
While many first think of Cancun and the Riviera Maya when considering a vacation in Mexico, this exquisite destination has gone somewhat under the radar. However, that has began to change as more and more people discover that this hip town on the Pacific Ocean has enough beautiful beaches, fun activities, art, culture and gastronomy to easily compete with any destination in the region. With price options for all budgets, Puerto Vallarta is a great selection for those looking for a hip getaway at a great location that won’t break the bank.
#4 Los Cabos
The preferred playground of many a rich and famous, Los Cabos is also a great Spring Break destination for those with a little bigger budget . From luxury yacht charters to desert ATV adventures, a deep sea fishing tour, snorkeling with sea lions or diving in what the great Jacques Cousteau once called the world’s largest aquarium, Los Cabos is the Spring Break destination par excellence for jet-setters, thrill-seekers and party people looking to conquer the wild by day and boogie all night at some of the finest nightclubs you’ll find anywhere.
#3 Montego Bay
If it’s mojo you’re after this Spring Break, look no further than Jamaica’s MoBay, a.k.a. Montego Bay, for some of the most rhythmic partying and good vibes you’ll experience anywhere. Considered Jamaica’s Spring Break capital, a week-long jaunt to the beautiful island will fill you not only with Red Stripe and jerk chicken, but a love and appreciation for the country that gave birth to the great Bob Marley. Along the famous Gloucester Avenue in the center of Montego Bay, known as the Hip Strip, you’ll find the hottest beaches and the best nightclubs for your Spring Break reggaeway to Jamaica.
#2 Punta Cana
Prepare your best bachata moves and get ready for some rowdy Caribbean fun if your Spring Break destination of choice happens to be world-famous Punta Cana. Dominican hospitality combines with the azure waters and white sand beaches to offer spring breakers not only some of the best party atmospheres the Caribbean has to offer, but also a selfie-inducing tropical visual feast. But this destination is great for families, too, who can easily get away from all the crowds to enjoy some exciting family activities or simply a bit of R&R at an outstanding Endless Luxury all-inclusive hotel that will leave you breathless.
Cancun deserves it’s fame as THE spring break mecca of the world. Of that there is no doubt, which easily makes Cancun our number one choice for the top Spring Break destination of 2018. But beyond the incredible party scene and well-deserved hype lies an undiscovered dimension of our beloved town on the Caribbean Sea: it also offers great alternatives for families who are looking for a fun tropical getaway at an affordable price. With daily flights from most major U.S. airports and thousands of hotels to choose from, there truly is something for everyone in this hot spot of the Mexican Caribbean. In addition, the city and surrounding Riviera Maya offer so many excursions that are great options for the entire family, that the hard part is deciding which tours and activities you won’t have time for this time around.
Tell us! What are your plans for this Spring Break?